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Airstrike kills, wounds 22 ISIS militants near Kirkuk

 Airstrike kills, wounds 22 ISIS militants near Kirkuk

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International coalition aviation is conducting airstrikes against ISIS in Syria and Iraq.
International coalition aviation is conducting airstrikes against ISIS in Syria and Iraq.

Kirkuk (IraqiNews.com) Iraqi media outlets reported on Monday, that an international coalition air strike either killed or wounded 22 members of the self-proclaimed Islamic State group (ISIS), southwest of Kirkuk.

Alsumaria News stated, “This morning, coalition aircraft conducted an air strike, targeting a gathering of the extremist group’s militants, in central Hawija district.”

“The airs strike resulted in the killing of eight ISIS members and wounding of 14 others,” the media outlet added.

“The air strike also destructed a building used by the group’s members for hiding,” Alsumaria explained.

Noteworthy, Islamic State group’s members imposed their control on the areas of Kirkuk province, including Hawija district, al-Riyad, Abbasi, Zab, as well as Basheer village, after capturing the city of Mosul in 10 June 2014.

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